NOAA monthly U.S., global climate report call: August 19

A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and changes in sea ice coverage.
A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and changes in sea ice coverage. (NOAA)

On Thursday, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's U.S. and global climate analyses for July, the latest El Niño/La Niña update, and the U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought for the next three months. An expert from the Western Regional Climate Center will also provide information about the ongoing drought across the West and northern Plains, as well as the associated wildfire activity.

WHEN

Thursday, August 19, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

WHO

  • Karin Gleason, climatologist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
  • Dan McEvoy, regional climatologist, Western Regional Climate Center
  • Matt Rosencrans, meteorologist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center

WHAT

  • Conference Call (slides will accompany call, see below)
  • Presentations
  • Questions and Answers

HOW

1. Dial into the conference call:

  • 888-469-0787 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
  • 1-517-308-9030 International (toll)
  • Verbal passcode: CLIMATE

2. View slides at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference).


FOR MORE INFORMATION

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information climate reports recapping July 2021: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/202107 (U.S.)

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/202107 (Global)

NOAA Climate Prediction Center outlooks & assessments: https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

NOAA El Niño/La Niña page: https://www.climate.gov/enso

NOAA Climate Portal: https://www.climate.gov

Western Regional Climate Center: https://wrcc.dri.edu/ offsite link

Upcoming NOAA climate monitoring reports: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/monitoring-references/dyk/monthly-releases

Media contact

John Bateman, john.jones-bateman@noaa.gov, 202-424-0929